Style icons Diana Ross, Kate Moss, Agyness Deyn Favourite hand-me-down Chanel handbag, Yves Saint Laurent costume jewellery and a vintage coat Last three purchases Denim jeans from Marc by Marc Jacobs, silk blouse from a vintage store in New York and Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses Oldest item in your closet Denim shorts Must-have basic A white T-shirt, tank tops and a black blazer Favourite designers Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs and Alber Elbaz Favourite piece of jewellery A vintage Yves Saint Laurent necklace Favourite pair of jeans J Brand and Diesel What are you coveting Lace dresses from Stella McCartney’s A/W 2009 collection Day bag Marc Jacobs Stam bag, Balenciaga Biker bag and Diane von Furstenberg tote bags Night bag Alexander McQueen skull clutch and Lanvin Happy Partage bag Fashion fetish Tights Shoe fix Lanvin ballerinas Beachwear Diane von Furstenberg Guilty pleasures Dresses by Lanvin Necessary extravagance Shoes
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Stationery I would like personalized stationery, but I feel I am too young for that just yet Favourite houseware stores Good Earth and Varya Favourite discovery Chogm House, Goa Home New Delhi Bed linen Needs to be clean! Favourite artist Subodh Gupta Pets Three dogs Favourite flowers Violets Can’t-do-without gadget BlackBerry
Luxurious indulgence Purchasing art Favourite coffee spot Amici Café, New Delhi Favourite restaurant Chez Janou, Paris Favourite neighbourhood restaurant Sagar, New Delhi Favourite cocktail Espresso martini Favourite dessert Chocolate cake Fashionable hobbies Collecting vintage jewellery and clothes Book on your bedside table Here be Yaks by Manosi Lahiri Most stylish film The English Patient Favourite food South Indian Favourite drink Water Workout regime Run for 45 minutes, thrice a week Diet secret A balanced, healthy diet
As told to Madhur Bharwani/Vogue India
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